It is NOT a good idea to order medications online or to buy them from anyone other than your veterinarian. Here’s why:
Many manufacturers of veterinary medications sell their drugs only to veterinarians. Therefore, when you purchase a drug from an online pharmacy, you are buying diverted product. Medications are called “diverted” when they are procured through unauthorized channels. When this occurs, the medication’s safety and integrity can be compromised.
Purchasing medications obtained without the manufacturer’s authorization may result in:
Don’t “guess” and decide on your own that your rat needs a certain medication. Instead, only give your rats medications when they’re prescribed by your veterinarian.